Your journey to become a medical school applicant doesn’t begin today. It starts with all the years of hard work you put to submit a strong application. Those long hours of study to attain high GPA and MCAT scores must be put into good use. The last thing you want is to make mistakes when filling out your AMCAS application that cause you to be disqualified.
2018-2019 Application of a time line for a medical school (for applicants who plan to start a medical school in the fall 2019). The medical school application process lasts for almost a year. Therefore, excellent planning and organization are great. The chronology of the Medical School application below describes the steps and the time of the application process to help you stay on the right track.
When you open an AMCAS application in early May, your brain will be overloaded with the list of requests and data collection points. This includes reference letters, checkers, contact information and transcripts. This will seem a lot to you, but you will eventually get it because you will read the AMCAS instruction manual carefully to avoid a refund or incomplete or, worse, investigation of your application
More and more students seem to be pinning their hopes on becoming a doctor these days. Are you one of them? The number of medical school applicants, in fact, hit an all-time high of 52,777 in 2018, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.(AAMC) It’s a number that seems to be increasing year after year as more young people – a lot of them women and of multicultural origins - aspire to enter the field of medicine.